A long exposure photograph shows the SpaceX Falcon 9 lifting off (L) from its launch pad and then returning to a landing zone (R) at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on the launcher’s first mission since a June failure, in Cape Canaveral, Florida today.
Martin Shkreli, the former hedge fund manager under fire for buying a pharmaceutical company and ratcheting up the price of a life-saving drug, is escorted by law enforcement agents in New York Thursday, after being taken into custody following a securities probe
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Christmas lights and other ornaments decorate a home on December in the Dyker Heights neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York
People interact with the “invigorated” room at the Museum of Feelings, a pop-up installation in New York
Droid BB-8 arrives at the world premiere of the film “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” in Hollywood, California last night.
K.C. Jones competes in the steer wrestling event during the eighth go-round of the National Finals Rodeo
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A flight deck crew prepares to launch a F18 Super Hornet from the deck of the USS Eisenhower off the coast of Virginia
Evan Jayne, of France, competes in the bareback riding event during the seventh go-round of the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas
Soldiers from South Korea (L) and the US (R) gesture as they set up a floating bridge during a US-South Korea joint river crossing exercise in the border county of Yeoncheon, northeast of Seoul
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Cathleen Garcia holds a candle during a vigil to honour shooting victims in San Bernardino, California
The “Hello Kitty” balloon proceeds high above spectators along 6th Ave during the 89th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in the Manhattan borough of New York on Thursday
A Syrian refugee, who agreed to be photographed on condition of anonymity because of fear of retaliation against family living in Syria, poses for a portrait with her child at the Muslim Association of Lehigh Valley in Whitehall, Pennsylvania. Dozens of Syrian refugee families are being resettled in the Allentown, Pennsylvania. The city is already home to one of the nation’s largest population of Syrians, who began settling here in the late 1800s.
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A young girl with her face painted as a “Catrina” takes part in a Day of the Dead celebration in Mexico City
Members of social dance club, Rueda de la Calle DC, perform Cuban salsa dances on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House in Washington, Thursday. The group, which throws dance parties in Washington, chose the White House as their venue Thursday because famed Cuban musical group Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club was performing inside at a reception for the 25th anniversary of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics.
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (L) arrives with Nevada State Assemblyman Nelson Araujo to purchase ice cream between campaign events in North Las Vegas, Nevada.
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People take part in candlelight vigil following a mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. A gunman opened fire at a community college in southwest Oregon yesterday, killing nine people and wounding seven others before police shot him to death, authorities said, in the latest mass killing to rock an American campus.
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Palestinians wave their national flags as they watch a live-screening of president Mahmoud Abbas’ speech, followed by the raising of the Palestinian flag at the United Nations headquarters in New York.
U.S. President Barack Obama stands with Chinese President Xi Jinping during an arrival ceremony at the White House in Washington
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Nuns celebrate as they wait for the arrival of Pope Francis at St Patrick’s Cathedral in New York yesterday